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Huipil

Native NameHuipil
Object Number:85-2-309
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Martin Sacatepequez
Department of Quezaltenango
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Length: 155 cm
Width: 84 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Center of Inter-American Relations; Stanley de Jongh Osborne, Richard de Jongh Osborne and Mrs. Ford E. Smith, 1985

Description

Huipil of two panels seamed at the shoulders. Brocaded on central third on the back and front. Geometric designs. Red cotton ground.

As per Sigrid Meier, "Warp: 36 epi, three singles, Z twist, red cotton. Weft: 26 ppi, three singles, Z twist, red cotton. Warp predominantly plain weave. Supplementary weft is two faced. Two panels, four selvedges each."

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